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Emma Stone, PhD, is a contributing health and wellbeing writer for Zwivel.

Under eye dark circles

Quick Facts About There are diverse environmental and genetic causes for under eye dark circles. Dark circles caused by thinning skin, inflammation, or fatigue can be improved with under eye creams and serums. Dark circles caused by genetics or bone structure cannot be improved with topical applications. Treatments Creams or serums containing clinically proven active ingredients, such as caffeine or…

Anti-aging neck creams

Quick Facts About The skin on the neck is thin, delicate and prone to sun exposure. Maintaining a regular skincare regime, with specially formulated products that target the skin of the neck, can help to slow or reverse the signs of aging. Concerns Some of the issues that neck creams can address include pigmented skin, dryness, fine lines and wrinkles,…

Does coolsculpting work

Quick Facts About CoolSculpting is a fat-freezing treatment that reduces stubborn areas of body fat. CoolSculpting is a non-invasive procedure. Treatment areas CoolSculpting has been FDA approved for use on the upper arms, thighs, back, abdomen, flanks and submental area. Number of treatments needed Patients generally require between 1-3 CoolSculpting treatments. Results An average of 20-25% reduction in fat can…

liposuction vs. tummy tuck

Quick Facts About Abdominal liposuction is a surgical procedure. It removes localized fatty tissue from the abdomen. A tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, is a surgical procedure. Tummy tucks remove loose skin and produce a flatter abdominal wall by tightening slack abdominal muscles. Candidates Abdominal liposuction may be appropriate for those wishing to address localized deposits of fat around their abdomen.…

Coolsculpting arms

Quick Facts About CoolSculpting is a non-surgical body contouring procedure that is FDA approved for use on the upper arms. CoolSculpting damages fat cells by chilling them. The fat cells are naturally eliminated by the lymphatic system. Safety Patients may experience mild, temporary side effects following treatment. Common side effects include numbness, redness, skin sensitivity and stinging. Results Patients generally…

Botox Treatments

Botox is one of the most common non-invasive cosmetic procedure performed today Most patients begin to notice an effect three to five days after their injections, with full results becoming visible after 14 days. When injected for cosmetic purposes, Botox lasts four to six months on average, but you can expect the effects of your first treatment to wear off faster.…

cheek biting

Cheek biting can be caused by misaligned teeth or behavioral factors. Chewing, biting, or constant pressure on the inside of the cheeks results in lesions or ulcers. A range of treatment options are available to address both the causes and symptoms. What is cheek biting? Cheek biting is the chronic act of clenching teeth down on the inner cheek. Often…

invisalign

The Invisalign system straightens teeth in just one year, using clear plastic aligner trays. Although they can be removed, ideally the aligner trays should be worn for at least 22 hours per day. Invisalign represents an alternative to traditional braces and can help correct many common dental issues. What is Invisalign? The Invisalign system was first made available in 2000,…

Tuberous Breasts

Tuberous breast deformity is a medical condition where the breasts appear underdeveloped and tubular in shape. Research is still emerging about the etiology of tuberous breast deformity. At present, the condition is often overlooked or undiagnosed in sufferers. Specialized breast augmentation surgery and mastopexy can dramatically improve the aesthetic appearance of tuberous breasts. What are tubular breasts? The physical appearance…

Coolsculpting

There is now a range of FDA-approved nonsurgical techniques capable of contouring the troublesome inner thigh area. Noninvasive body sculpting uses heat or cryolipolysis to destroy fat cells, which are then eliminated by the body as waste. CoolSculpting is the most popular fat-melting technique. Satisfaction rates for these inner thigh sculpting techniques are high. The inner thighs are a part…

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